Tom D. Rowell, Jr.

Thomas David Rowell, Jr.

Full Name: Thomas David "Tom" Rowell, Jr.
Date of birth: October 17, 1898
Date of death: July 6, 1978

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 19, 1928 40th (1)   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion
H 3 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion

(1) Rowell resigned 1/19/1928. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, April 1948, p. 289. Relatives: Thomas David Rowell, Sr. - father; Thomas David Rowell, Jr. - son. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Memorial, October 1978, p. 902. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Thomas David Rowell, Jr., birth date 10/17/1898 in Texas; death date 7/6/1978 in Houston, Harris County; attorney, Amoco Oil Company; served in World War I. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1977-1986.
  • Tom D. Rowell Jr., birth date 10/17/1898, death date 7/6/1978, photo, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, Marion County, with spouse Ruth K. Rowell. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Funeral Service Held July 8 for Tom D. Rowell," 7/13/1978, p. 7. "He was a veteran of World War I, having served with the U.S. Marines. He served in the Texas House of Representatives for two terms . . . " Jefferson Jimplecute.


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Committee Information top

40th R.S. - 1927
Common Carriers (Vice Chair) 
39th R.S. - 1925
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 

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